Bring Collections to life with Art Zimbabwe
Art Zimbabwe by Richard Parry is an expanded approach to mail art and contemporary art processes having mainly to do with structural purposes of a particular 'native information'. It is the study of a particular landscape without taking into account any outside influence.
One chief insight might be that we’re not ‘directly’ deceived or mystified by the art - world but the contrary: we think of it as an ‘ordinary’ thing. Our belief in the art-world is objectified.
“Artists are placed in a dynamic where cultural "authenticity" becomes something very tangible and necessary to achieve economic success, or quite simply exist.”Richard Parry, artist